CEO of struggling hospital defers $8K bonus; Successful health IT hiring requires networking, communication;

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> After reimbursement cuts forced Frederick Memorial Hospital to eliminate 42 positions, the Maryland hospital found 22 of the workers new jobs within its organization, Gazette.Net reported. Article

> CaroMont Regional Medical Center unveiled its new "Cheat Death" slogan yesterday, reported the Shelby Star. The North Carolina hospital, formerly Gaston Memorial Hospital, is taking those words beyond a tagline by partnering with restaurants for "cheat death menu items" and gyms for "cheat death workouts." Article

> Given the hospital's unstable finances, District One Hospital CEO Stephen Pribyl deferred a bonus of $8,600 at last week's hospital board meeting, Faribault Daily News. Article

Health IT News

> Staffing is a major concern among hospital IT executives. Successful recruiting and retaining of hospital IT talent requires networking and communication. Article

> The key to health information security is in data security, and not necessarily the devices in which data is stored, according to Barbara Bartley, executive director of IT operations and information security officer at Baptist Health. Article

And Finally… Hope the bouncers checked her ID. Article